Restaurant reviews

Authentic Salvadoran home cooking on the edge of Mill Creek

You won’t find fancy frills at Nuevo Amanecer Pupuseria, but the pupusas are delicious.

 

Tasty pho and much more at new Vietnamese restaurant in Everett

Basil on Everett Mall Way is run by the son of longtime Vietnamese-American restaurateurs.

 

A storied Nebraska barbecue tradition continues in Monroe

The Amarillo Restaurant Tavern, an Omaha-area institution for 3 decades, opens on E. Main Street.

 

Cookies delivered to your door, even late, in Edmonds, Everett

Midnight Cookie Co. cashes in on the convenience craze through delivery apps.

Tasty Indian Bistro in Everett lives up to its name

The Indian restaurant has been open about 15 months, over which time it’s built a loyal following.

The pizza sauce is crafted like wine at the Eight Ball Cafe

The crust is good, too, at the newly opened Everett restaurant, which also serves sandwiches.

Bagel preferences differ in Oak Harbor, Clinton

The award-winning Bagel Factory plans to open shops in Bothell, Mukileo and Edmonds

Vegan restaurant in Mukilteo appeals to meat-eaters, too

Sage & Cinder on Fifth Street hopes to draw diners, including non-vegan ones, from Snohomish County.

French technique meets Korean fusion at 9 Delicacies

The south Everett restaurant is named for an ancient Korean meal served on an octogonal platter.

In Mukilteo, Thai food so good you don’t want it to end

This place’s curries are so delicious, you might be at a loss for words.

Francisco’s Kitchen: Upscale Northwest meets Mexico in Lake Stevens

The handsome new restaurant’s fare is beautifully presented — but on the pricey side.

Humble Bothell deli perfects the art of sandwich-making

Gretchen’s Place offers hot and cold sandwiches at prices that won’t break the bank.

A 2-hour, all-you-can-eat extravaganza at Sushi Ring

The Silver Lake eatery serves up a seemingly endless procession of rolls and nigiri orders.

Jeff Knoch, owner of Jeff’s Texas Style BBQ, checks on a row of briskets in a smoker early on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 in Marysville, Wa. Food & Wine named the restaurant the best barbecue in the state. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Washington’s best barbecue is right here — in Marysville

Food & Wine magazine has named Jeff’s Texas Style BBQ the state’s best.

Jeff Knoch, owner of Jeff’s Texas Style BBQ, checks on a row of briskets in a smoker early on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 in Marysville, Wa. Food & Wine named the restaurant the best barbecue in the state. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Barkada lets you travel to the islands without leaving Edmonds

The fast-casual restaurant in The Bowl serves Filipino, Hawaiian and Japanese dishes.

La Carreta serves taco truck fare — minus the truck

Locals say this Marysville restaurant next to a Shell gas station has the best tacos in town.

Starving? This place in Lynnwood may be Good Pho You

Portions at the restaurant are generous: Medium is large, large is extra large, extra large is huge.

Former Sno-Isle Tech culinary student Adrian Ramirez at Red Cork Bistro on Monday, July 16, 2018 in Mukilteo, Wa. Ramirez co-owns Red Cork Bistro with his wife, Soco Molina. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

He went from student to chef-owner of a hometown restaurant

Sno-Isle TECH Skills Center gave Mukilteo’s Adrian Ramirez a solid culinary foundation.

Former Sno-Isle Tech culinary student Adrian Ramirez at Red Cork Bistro on Monday, July 16, 2018 in Mukilteo, Wa. Ramirez co-owns Red Cork Bistro with his wife, Soco Molina. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

An Italian gem opens in the heart of downtown Everett

The house-made pasta is just one of the standouts at Capers and Olives.

Casa Guerrero in Lynnwood serves real Mexican close to home

This reviewer finally found a restaurant with food that reminds her of the Tex-Mex she grew up with.